Security forces attacked and detained around eight Myanmar activists protesting in downtown Yangon, campaigners and witnesses said Thursday, in a surge in tension over spreading student rallies calling for education reforms in the former junta-run nation.
Congress MLA Ashok Chandna along with 150 persons have been booked for allegedly damaging public property and misbehaving with policemen during a protest at Rajasthan Assembly here, police said on Wednesday.
At least 40 persons, including Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot and 10 policemen, were injured on Tuesday when police tried to stop party workers who attempted to 'gherao' the Assembly to protest against Centre's ordinance on land acquisition Act.
Hong Kong police arrested 33 people and fired pepper spray during clashes with demonstrators that disrupted traffic Sunday, as a protest at the rising number of visitors from mainland China turned violent.
Thousands of Russians prepared on Sunday to march through central Moscow in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down near the Kremlin in the highest-profile assassination of Vladimir Putin's rule.
Nepalese police Saturday fired teargas and water cannon at thousands of opposition supporters who converged on the capital to protest controversial plans to vote on a disputed new national constitution.
The Youth Congress on Tuesday staged a protest against Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over his reported remark that the sole objective of Mother Teresa's service to the poor was to convert people to Christianity.
The protest which Anna Hazare launched on Monday against the land ordinance at Jantar Mantar here saw a group of about 100 students from an engineering college in Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh turning up to offer their support for the farmers' cause.
China on Saturday summoned Indian Ambassador here and lodged a protest over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying it "undermined China's territorial sovereignty, right and interests".